It’s no secret that bushy brows are one of our biggest beauty wishes. The razor-thin look has been replaced with full, fluffy arches, but if like many of us, you’re still trying to undo years of over-plucking, you’re in the right place.

We’ve asked A-list brow guru and Tatti Lashes brow ambassador Sal Cikicioglu – known as The Brow King – to share his guide on turning brows from skinny to full. Sal who counts Molly-Mae Hague and former Little Mix star Jesy Nelson among his clientele, says the bushy brow trend is “here to stay” and adds that many of his clients are asking for “the fullest, fluffiest brow they can achieve naturally”.

It’s a look he’s helped Jesy work towards, telling OK!: “Her brows have come a long way throughout the years – they’re becoming fluffier and thicker. I really love seeing how brows can change.”

Even if you don’t have much hair to work with right now, don’t give up. With the right products and a little bit of patience, Sal says it’s possible for anyone to boost your brow growth.

Hide the tweezers

Sal says the most important step to amazing brows is to see what nature has given you – and accept the awkward “growing out” phase

“When I start working with any new client, the main goal is to get their brows to a healthy growth so we can reshape them to get the most out of their natural brow,” he explains.

“My biggest tip is to hide your tweezers,” he adds. “Sometimes we can get carried away when plucking, but if you want to achieve fuller, fluffier brows, you need to go through that messy stage.”

“Once you’ve allowed your hairs to grow, you can see a brow specialist. They’ll tidy up around the brow, while leaving some hairs in place to create your desired look.”

Nourish your brows

If your brows aren’t responding to this “watch and wait” regime, don’t despair. Sal says: “There’s so many amazing brow serums available that contain ingredients to help nourish and condition your brows, prompting hair growth.”

A brow serum we'd recommend is RevitaLash's Advanced Eyebrow Conditioner, £99 here. OK!'s Beauty Assistant Emma claims it's helped fill in her sparse areas and Beauty Editor Laura raves about the brand's Advanced Eyelash Conditioner, £89 here – you can check out her results here.

Fake it with makeup

Sal recommends a layering technique to help cheat the look of fuller, defined brows. “First, use translucent powder to set the brows and minimise oil on the brow,” he advises. “Then, use a brow pencil to lightly draw the outline for the brows. You can continue using the brow pencil to build up the body of the eyebrow, or you can also use a brow powder/pomade to create this.

Try a tint

To make your life easier, Sal strongly recommends booking a brow tint. “I do this on Jesy every few weeks. This immediately makes brows appear thicker, with less need for ‘filling in’ with makeup.”

Tatti Lashes has just launched Tatti Tints, a range of salon-use lash and brow tints designed to give results for up to six weeks.

“They’re so long-lasting – lasting longer than any tints I’ve used on my clients before,” Sal says. “The tints are designed to be used alone or mixed to create a custom shade – I always advise going one shade lighter, depending on your natural hair colour.”

Perfect the bushiness

Once your brows are growing fuller and fluffy, they’ll still need grooming, says Sal. To get the best out of your new growth, he recommends brow lamination, a salon treatment to tame unruly hairs and maximise a fuller look. Similar to a lash lift treatment, the process uses chemicals to straighten and lift the hair into place.

It’s a treatment Sal has been using on Jesy, telling us: “Recently, we’ve been laminating them – her eyebrows look a lot thicker”

Depending on the location, brow lamination can cost anywhere from £30 to £100, but it does need topping up every four to six weeks. If it’s not within your budget, try one of the many brow products that are designed to give you similar results for less.

Both Molly-Mae and Jesy are known fans of REFY Beauty’s Brow Sculpt, £16 here. The easy-to-use clear brow gel, which was created by mega-influencer Jess Hunt mimics the results of brow lamination, featuring two nifty brushes to stick the brow hairs in place.

Don’t give in to trend temptation

If you’ve been on TikTok, it’s likely that you’ve noticed the return of the 90s-inspired skinny brow. To avoid having to grow out your brows again, Sal says to steer clear. “Once a trend kicks off on the internet, everyone wants those brows, but I wouldn’t recommend going back to the skinny brow, as this may not suit your individual face shape”.

“Some of my clients first came to me with over-plucked brows and it's been a journey to get their brow hair to grow back. Personally, I’m a fan of the fuller, fluffier look – take Zoe Kravitz for example, her brows are so natural-looking”

So take it from Sal – bushy brows are here to stay!

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